National Guard unit returns to Huntsville after year-long deployment

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - The 1151st Engineering Company returned to Huntsville Tuesday night after a year-long deployment.  The group spent that time in Afghanistan.

Family and friends gathered to welcome the unit home just in time for Independence Day.

After reuniting with family at the airport, the unit headed to Green Cover Armory for an official ceremony.

WHNT News 19 would like to welcome the 1151st home! We'd also like to thank each of you for your sacrifice of service.

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